SalamAir, Oman’s first low-cost airline, appointed Captain Mohamed Ahmed to Chief Executive Officer. An industry veteran with over 30 years of experience, Captain Mohamed Ahmed joins SalamAir from Air Arabia where he occupied the post of Group Director of Operations & Maintenance. The promotion comes in effect on October 2, 2017.

“It is our pleasure to welcome Captain Mohamed Ahmed to SalamAir,” said Eng. Khalid bin Hilal Al Yahmadi, Chairman of SalamAir. ”His wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry will play a pivotal role in the Airline’s growth and development journey.”

“I have been following SalamAir’s progress from the very start and am proud to be joining and working alongside the team to make SalamAir the traveling partner of choice for guests flying between our ever-expanding destinations,” said Captain Mohamed Ahmed. “The success of a budget airline business model is centered on offering safe and affordable flights which represents a great value for money. I plan to build a winning team and apply my experience and know-how to write the next chapter of SalamAir’s success story.”     

Launched in 2016, SalamAir is Oman’s first budget airline. Initiated by ASAAS, a national investment and development company, SalamAir has been formed to meet Oman’s rapidly increasing demand for air traffic at affordable prices. Operating a fleet of A320s, the airline’s flight schedule includes flights to Salalah, Suhar, Jeddah, Dubai, Sialkot and Karachi.